Courtaulds' Group One Staff Association, earlier the Courtaulds' Weekly Staff Association

Scope and Content

Minutes, 1952-76 (less 1954, 1967); Treasurers' reports, 1953-76; some subject files.

Administrative / Biographical History

Founded as Courtaulds' Weekly Staff Association in 1943, the Courtaulds' Group One Staff Association transferred engagements to the Association of Scientific, Technical and Managerial Staffs in 1977.

Reference: D.C. Coleman, Courtaulds. An economic and social history. Oxford, 1969.

Access Information

This collection is available to researchers by appointment at the Modern Records Centre, University of Warwick. See

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Custodial History

The records were transferred to the Modern Records Centre through the good offices of Mr E.L.J. Thorne of Lanchester Polytechnic, formerly Industrial Relations Adviser to the Association.

Related Material

The Centre also holds records of the Courtaulds' Senior Staff Association (COSESA), earlier the Courtaulds' Group II Staff Association (1960-1971) and the Courtaulds' Monthly Staff Association (CMSA) (1943-1960)